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Old 02-22-2008, 08:45 AM   #81
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This will be my first WES. Any of you registering for the BlackBerry Training for IT Administrators 1 & 2? Is the second day course worth attending?
I've already taken both coures back in August 2007. They are worth it. You get to learn some pretty cool things.
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Old 02-22-2008, 11:53 AM   #82
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I've already taken both coures back in August 2007. They are worth it. You get to learn some pretty cool things.
Unfortunately I won't be arriving at WES in time to take a Monday course, but will be taking a course on Friday.
If you could only take one course....would you recommend taking Admin 1, or skipping to Admin 2?
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Old 02-22-2008, 11:56 AM   #83
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Unfortunately I won't be arriving at WES in time to take a Monday course, but will be taking a course on Friday.
If you could only take one course....would you recommend taking Admin 1, or skipping to Admin 2?
The Admin 2 course builds on what was covered in Admin 1. While Admin 1 might seem like a basic, introductory course it does provide a foundation for Admin 2. Besides the certificates for both look really good on my wall.
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Old 02-22-2008, 01:00 PM   #84
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i plan on being there this year again. will be my 3rd WES.

and like omg.. JOHN MAYER will be there. i'm just glad it's someone i've actually heard of.
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i plan on being there this year again. will be my 3rd WES.

and like omg.. JOHN MAYER will be there. i'm just glad it's someone i've actually heard of.
Top 40 ain't exactly what I call quality entertainment, but hey... it's free.
Maybe I'll skip it again and stay in my comfortable chair.
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Top 40 ain't exactly what I call quality entertainment, but hey... it's free.
Maybe I'll skip it again and stay in my comfortable chair.
remember, Darth, the closed circuit tvs are there to keep up with what happens on stage, but also the deserts are outside the concert room.
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Old 02-25-2008, 10:00 AM   #87
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remember, Darth, the closed circuit tvs are there to keep up with what happens on stage, but also the deserts are outside the concert room.
If memory serves... outdoor seating, near the food buffet, near the bar, near the bathroom, near the cigar rolling dude, near the CC TVs, with a view of Universal Studios. Yeah, life was good!
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Old 02-28-2008, 09:17 PM   #88
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Woo got the approval today! Plane ticket and hotel are booked lets party!
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Got my approval today .. hopefully I'll find a good flight and hotel now .. anyone stay at the Renaissance Orlando Resort at Seaworld last year?

Also when I registered on attendwes.com the option for the certification exam is gone?
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Just got approval and registered! I did this yesterday and the exchange certification exam was there.

Anyone got any hints or feedback from previous WES goings? It will be my first time.
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Anyone got any hints or feedback from previous WES goings? It will be my first time.
If possible stay at the Marriot.
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A very good suggestion. It has been sold out for a while.
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A very good suggestion. It has been sold out for a while.
What do you mean sold out? I just reserved a room at the Marriott from May 10th through the 15th??
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All the rooms were booked in the middle of January. I guess the rooms are coming available has people find out the can't go.
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well there are still rooms available from what I can see. I am trying to go but unsure at this point We need to have a BBF get together one night!
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I would loveto hit up WES but not in the cards this year
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I just called Marriott, I was able to change from the Renaissance Orlando Resort to the Orlando World Center. All though I did not get the "WES" discount. I will not be renting a car so I will be breaking even or a little less considering parking fees and gas with the standard rate.
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Our agent here called every single place and nothing was available last Friday .. at the moment I'm at the Renaissance Orlando Resort so I hope rooms come up .. I'm calling today to see if they will provide a shuttle as it is only noted for the Doubletree, Hilton, Beuna Vista. I do not want to rent a car.
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